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Re: dpkg purges on 'remove'

also sprach Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> [2005.04.29.1934 +0200]:
>  1. No conffiles in the package.
>  2. No postrm script in the package.
> Since purging consists only of running postrm purge and deleting
> conffiles, a package that meets these criteria does not need anything
> done to be purged, so removing it sets its state to purged.

Makes perfect sense. This is not documented anywhere, AFAICT. I just
verified it against the source code.

Thanks for the explanation, Joey.

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